James Ford Bowen, 39, of Topeka, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, from injuries sustained in a car accident during the early morning hours of Aug. 4.
The family provided some of the following information.
He was born Oct. 1, 1974, in Painesville, Ohio, to James Gary Bowen and Susan Jean Fink (Wahl). He was also the stepson of Jerry Joseph Fink.
James spent his childhood in Ohio, putting his exuberant energy and adventurous spirit into playing Little League baseball, football and riding his bicycle through his grandmother’s garden.
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